God, Be the Love to Search and Keep Me (O Christ, Surround Me)

God, be the love to search and keep me

Author: Richard Bruxvoort Colligan (2004)
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: Recording

Author: Richard Bruxvoort Colligan

Adjunct Instructor in Liturgy and Christian Life at Wartburg Theological Seminary. Go to person page >


This hymn is a 21st-century adaptation of the traditional Celtic prayer style known as a lorica (Latin for “armor” or “breastplate”). Many such petitions for God’s presence and protection were never written down but this one is based on an example attributed to St. Patrick.



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Glory to God #543

Voices Together #43

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